PODCAST: Pom-pom Piatek at it again for AC Milan – Football Article

What a week of Serie A that was! Once again, Forza Italian Football were at the games and the FIFpod is here to talk through all of them. Conor Clancy has just about returned to Parma in one piece after squeezing three games into a 24-hour window and he’s joined by the Kevin Pogorzelski – Vito Doria duo once more. The guys chat Krzysztof ‘Pistolero’ Piatek, Atalanta’s under-appreciated Marten de Roon, Radja the Ninja Nainggolan returned, another crisis at Palermo…

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Lucio Bertogna – Helenio Herrera’s Striker Who Never Was – Beyond The Last Man – Football Article

“As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.” Boris Pasternak, Russian poet and novelist.Helenio Herrera was an undoubted genius who revolutionised football coaching and management in so many ways, but perhaps his greatest talent was for ignoring, distorting or reshaping inconvenient truths to fit his own narrative. The success Herrera brought to Inter was suitably billed as a natural product of his unique talent…

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The Top 30 Serie A Players in 2018 – Football Article

With the Serie A season set to resume this weekend, the Forza Italian Football team have taken a look back at the last year on the peninsula and decided on the best 30 players. Taking into account the entire calendar year, each member of the FIF team allocated points to their best 30 players, with 30 given to the best, and 1 given to the lowest placed in the 30. The points were then tallied up, the highest score taken…

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